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6 edition of A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver found in the catalog.

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

by E.L. Konigsburg

  • 266 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - Europe,
  • History - Medieval,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Historical - Medieval,
  • Great Britain,
  • Biographical - European,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Plantagenets, 1154-1399,
  • Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England,,
  • 1122?-1204,
  • Eleanor,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7729821M
    ISBN 10068984624X
    ISBN 109780689846243

    A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver Living Proud! Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (Living Proud! Growing Up Lgbtq) Living Proud! Coming Out and Seeking Support (Living Proud! Growing Up Lgbtq) Taste of Home:Casseroles: A Collection of Over One-Pot Recipes - Straight from the File Size: KB. A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg - Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife to two kings, mother to two others, has been waiting in Heaven a long time Book Edition: Reprint.

    Told in a fictional style, and structured within a self-evidently fictitious frame, A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver is the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine, one-time queen of France and later of England through her marriage to Henry II in Eleanor is depicted as a strong-willed, intelligent, politically savvy woman who knows her own /5(16).   Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile fiction, Fiction, History; Places: Great Britain.

      ‎Eleanor of Acquitaine has been waiting in Heaven for a long time to be reunited with her second husband, Henry II of England. Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission--and while Eleanor waits, three people close to her during various times of /5(12). A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver () About book: Captive Queen led me to re-read A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg for the umpteenth time. It still holds up. And the historical detail dovetails perfectly with the scholarly effort of Alison Weir. This book may have been written for older children, but I enjoy it.


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A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver imagines her in Heaven, waiting impatiently for her second husband, Henry II, to arrive for his judgement and (hopefully) admittance into Heaven. While she waits, she visits with three other associates from her life on earth: her mother-in-law Matilda, Archbishop Suger, and William Marshall/5(49).

A Proud taste for scarlet and miniver was about a girl named Eleanor and three of her life long friends telling their stories about Eleanor's life.

I thought this book was a good and fun book to read. I thought this book was a little confusing at times because the book wen /5. Published inA Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver is a historical novel for children and young adults written by the two-time Newbery Medal-winning author, E.L.

Konigsburg. The book tells the story of the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine, a wealthy and powerful woman who became the wife of two kings and the mother of two kings.

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver imagines her in Heaven, waiting impatiently for her second husband, Henry II, to arrive for his judgement and (hopefully) admittance into Heaven. While she waits, she visits with three other associates from her life on earth: her mother-in-law Matilda, Archbishop Suger, and William Marshall/5.

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Get this from a library. A proud taste for scarlet and miniver. [E L Konigsburg] -- Eleanor of Aquitaine is in Heaven, waiting to learn whether or not her second husband, King Henry II of England, will be able to join her. Henry had died even before Eleanor, but he still had not won. Get this from a library.

A proud taste for scarlet and miniver. [E L Konigsburg] -- While waiting in heaven for divine judgement to be passed on her second husband, Eleanor of Aquitaine and three of the people who knew her well recall the events of her life.

Visit LitPick Book Reviews to read about Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver. Genre: Fiction Age level: 12 and up. What does Scarlet and Miniver mean in A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver. Scarlet is a bright red. At those times, the dye was not easy to come by, so it was reserved for those of the nobility.

Two books by Konigsburg were finalists for the National Book Award in "Children's" categories ( to ), the historical novel A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver in and the short story collection Throwing Shadows in A Proud Taste was the Phoenix Award runner-up and Throwing Shadows won the : Elaine Lobl, FebruManhattan, New.

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver imagines her in Heaven, waiting impatiently for her second husband, Henry II, to arrive for his judgement and (hopefully) admittance into Heaven. While she waits, she visits with three other associates from her life on earth: her mother-in-law Matilda, Archbishop Suger, and William Marshall/5(22).

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver is a wonderful book about the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine. This book shows all stages of her life: her childhood in France, her first marriage to Louis VII, her second marriage to Henry II, every important stage of Eleanor's life/5(35).

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By E. L. Konigsburg, E. L. Konigsburg. Grades.W. Genre And she did all this in a time when a king could keep his queen a prisoner — and did!This book is a novel, fiction, fantasy even. But everything in it .A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver Book Information.

Title: A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver. Author: Konigsburg, E. L. Isbn: Eleanor of Aquitaine's life unfolds as she and three other persons reminisce while waiting for King Henry II to join them in heaven.A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver tells the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine, that striking queen who married two kings, ruled two countries, gave birth to three kings, was imprisoned by her husband for sixteen years, and who, in this tale, is now in Heaven recounting the events of her life to pass the time.

E. L. Konigsburg has long been /5(12).